Certified Nursing Assistant Personal Statement

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Healthcare has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. My mother has been a Certified Nursing Assistant for over twenty years. My passion for healthcare comes from watching her care for others family members over the years. Although I did not know what career I wanted to pursue, I knew early growing up that I was destined to work in healthcare. I became fascinated with helping others early in life. I began working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) in high school. I am a first-generation college student and mother of two. My collegiate experience has not been a linear path. However, I have shown determination to continue my education post-high school. I have overcome several challenges in the pursuit of higher education. …show more content…

I have participated in several research projects during my time in the ReBUILDetroit program. I have received publications during my time as a ReBUILD student as well as participated in out-of-consortium research becoming an NIH Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) scholar. During my participation in STEP-UP, I was invited to present oral and poster presentations at the NIH’s Bethesda campus. Additionally, I attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) where I received an award for my poster …show more content…

Our Greek-letter organization is an international service organization. It was established by African American college-educated women. Being a member of this organization has helped to make me a better person. I have already been serving my community since 2016 volunteering with my then-employer. However, my sorority allows me to provide service at a larger scale across the country and throughout the world. I have created clothes from pillowcases for children in Hati, packed snack bags for United States soldiers overseas, collected new and gently used shoes and eyeglasses for Soles4Souls and Lions Club International to provide for those in need across the world, and so much more. Helping others, especially those who are less fortunate or may not be able to advocate for themselves, is one of the most rewarding things in life. I truly believe that giving back is one of the best parts of

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